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Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
former u.s. army officer, you served in the united states military. you now work in i.t. you are a supporter of president obama. this was a domestic issues debate tonight. what we didn't hear was any talk about what either one of these candidates would do in finding jobs for veterans. was this a glaring admission? we have a new generation returning to this country from war, but yet we heard no talk of how veterans were going to be provided for in jobs in this economy. >> fortunately, the president has a very clear record of supporting veterans both on the economic side and on the actual defense side. so since it was an economic debate on domestic policy, veteran job act, which the president strongly supported, which was to incentivize businesses to recruit and hire veterans who are just coming back from our wars, getting on active duty. also on the clean energy side, the president has been supporting those efforts because it has been seen that veterans are being recruited and hired in those industries as well. >> the big issues in this election this year is obviously the de
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
a fire hazard. it affects millions of vehicles in the united states. fox's adam shapiro has details. >> reporter: toyota announcing a massive worldwide recall. it's the biggest callback ever for the japanese automaker, the company recalling about 7.5 million vehicles produced from 2005 through 2010 because of a faulty power window switch. toyota says this switch on the driver's side did not have grease applied evenly during production and it could cause friction and sometimes smoke. >> it's a large number of cars because it's a very simple part which is used in many models across the world. >> reporter: more than 200 problems have been reported in the united states. the recall affects about 2.5 million vehicles in north america. the models include the yaris, corolla, matrix, camry, rav4, highlander, tundra, sequoia, scion x5 and xd. >> we will simply apply top grease to make sure it will continue to work properly. if it's malfunctioning, we will replace the power switch. >> in the first half of 2012 toyota reclaimed its spot as the best selling automaker in the world but sales plu
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 10:30pm EDT
or does she make a bit of a left turn and come back into the northeastern united states, maybe up around new jersey or new england. i don't think that's going to happen but some of the guides are still showing that. it might be a weekend player for us. >>> all right, gary. the bay bridge back open after a propane spill shut it down. leaked on to the 330 at about -- after the closure, but the eastbound lanes reopened about 5:00 and the westbound lanes open about 20 minutes later. >>> the city council may take on the battle against big soda. but this proposal is a little different than the one in the big apple. we'll explain coming up. >>> and 5 deaths linked to a highly caffeinated energy drink. next, we're coming right back. as governor, i cut five b billion dollars in spendg and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work toge
FOX
Oct 20, 2012 10:30pm EDT
this unauthorized leak of sensitive selective information from the igs report is unfair to the united states secret service and the director mark sullivan. both have served our nation honorably and ably for a long time and deserve the benefit of a presumption of innocence unless real evidence leads to a deaf rip conclusion. so far, the secret service has not publicly responded to senator johnson's memo. in washington, peter deucey, fox news. >>> today marks one year since moa mar cagave -- gaddafi was captured and killed. there is word on another capture of a former libyan official. >> and more on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> reporter: a sign of the unsettled nature of things here in libya and we're getting confirmation the former spokesperson for gaddafi was captured. he's been on the run for more than a year and they caught him at tripoli. we were sot scene shortly after gaddafi was captured and killed one year ago. and there is some -- against those among them involved and as we talk to people here, there is happiness still and reservations, especially about security. a good example, the
FOX
Oct 27, 2012 10:30pm EDT
band united states army as she leads us in the singing of "god bless america." >> ♪ god bless america ♪ land that i love ♪ stand beside her ♪ and guide her ♪ through the night with a light from above ♪ ♪ from the mountains ♪ to the prairies ♪ to the oceans ♪ white with foam ♪ god bless america ♪ my home, sweet home ♪ god bless america ♪ my home, sweet home [ cheers & applause ] ♪ [ construction sounds ] ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ you ari can't see. ooh, turn up the brightness. it's already up oh, oh, ooh, sorry buddy, you know some of us destroy zombies and some of us feed em. how am i suppose to win? your screen is like as big as my phone. not everything's about winning. i like to win. you like to whine. vo: buy any samsung galaxy handset, get up to $100 off a second galaxy handset of the same or lesser price. exclusively at at&t. >> joe: the world series is sponsored by -- >> joe: tim lincecum back to the hill. avila first up. then infa
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
's what they will do and the congress of the united states has final say. they can vote the referendum change the amendment up or down. we hope they will just decide to take it back. >> reporter: the plan would not only give d.c. leaders full control of the budget but also keep federal budget issues separate from the federal government. >> it would free the district from federal disagreements over whatever issues are unrelated to the district government that result in a threat of or actual shutdown of the district government while the federal government tries to work out its disagreements. >> reporter: on the hill eleanor holmes norton has made progress. >> the charter referendum process allows us the opportunity to produce a clean bill on our own. >> reporter: matt ackland, fox 5 news. >> there was a statement issued this afternoon saying there could be some risk in this charter ballot member. norton will continue working with her allies to pass a government autonomy bill. >>> coming up a bizarre police chase caught on camera, the suspect on horseback. witnesses tell us how it all
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 10:30pm EDT
subserveiant to the united states in such a way that it can't administer its own justis for crime committed in this country. >> the fiery sermons at a north london mosque attracted many followers and became a gathering points for militants later linked to terror plots. one man, richard reid known as the shoe bomber, and zacarias moussaoui trained to and both serving life 7ences -- sentences in prison. >>> just ahead, a new law stirring up the controversial law. >> the bars in d.c. are staying open until 4 a.m. not everyone thinks that is a good idea. next. when i was younger and... financially stable. we were poor. the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. clerk. way up. insurance... and i make great money. seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. to accountants... and construction workers. place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. catch the great taste of pumpkin before it's gone. hurry into dunkin' donuts and grab a pumpkin muffin or donut today. america runs on dunkin'. we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
at the united states and be like, why are you allowing your people to do this? >> a metro spokeswoman says the posters will be up before the close of business tomorrow. >> audrey barnes, thank you. >>> a health alert regarding the deadly meningitis outbreak. the pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to it has recalled all its products. they say the move is only a precaution and there is no indication other products have been contaminated. as of today, there are at least seven deaths and 90 confirmed cases. a complete list can be found on the cdc's web site. >>> fighting a growing epidemic. bullying. >> a community comes together to help a little girl victimized by a grownup bully. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
like he was the president of the united states did not want anything to do with the community college. >> reporter: some believe udc faculty and staff are making too much money. council member michael brown compared udc to other universities. >> udc pays its faculty and staff substantially more than the salaries of its peer universities with an overall average of 33% higher than the median range. >> reporter: those on staff begged the council for more support saying udc is moving in the right direction. >> we need your support, financial and otherwise, to be successful. thank you. >> reporter: that financial support that udc needs does not come cheap. the university is asking for $21 million to get this right sizing project started, $10 million of that used in employee separation costs. in the district matt ackland, fox 5 news. >>> a hometown hero returns to prince george's county. olympic medalist and world champion boxer sugar ray leonard unveiled plans to expand his boxing center in the palmer park community. leonard says his plan is to build a partnership between the county and
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
i become president of the united states. >> but the new politico george washington university battle ground poll shows president obama leading mitt romney 49- 47% nationally among likely voters. >> it's a tight race, a very tight race. >> mark kennedy, director of gw's graduate school of political management says while the race is close, there are bright spots for romney. the poll asked who would do a better job on budgeting and spending. romney beat the president 50- 43%. >> when it gets down to the ballot itself, although he's ahead still on the most important issue in people's minds, he's still behind overall largely because of that likability factor. >> but on which candidate would stand up for the middle class, the poll found the president won 51- 43% over romney, but kennedy says the president still needs to make his case to close the deal. >> i think the thing that obama needs to accomplish is he needs to show people he has a plan for how to grow the economy. >> while the campaigns are downplaying debate expectations -- >> government romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay.
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
as the house did or do something similar. what they want to do is raise taxes. >> when george was in the united states senate, he voted to privatize social security. that would have been a huge catastrophe prior to the collapse of wall street. what i would do is over time allow the payroll tax cap to adjust upwards as a first way of protecting the solvency of the program rather than changing the retirement age. >> reporter: this is one of the most closely watched senate races in the country. the stakes are high. the candidates know that what happens here in virginia is tied to what happens at the top of the ticket. that was very obvious tonight. they called it the people's debate ithe battle of the former governors. democrat tim kaine won the coin toss to go first and the first thing out of his mouth was a joking reference to mitt romney and the firestorm that he created when talked about cutting funding to public broadcasting and in the opening remarks kaine promised he wasn't going to fire big bird, but quickly the debate turned serious. as in recent campaign ads, republican george allen too
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
anti-bullying caucus. >>> a dire warning from defense secretary leon panetta. he says the united states is facing a possible cyber pearl harbor that could virtually paralyze the nation. fox's jennifer griffin has the latest from the pentagon. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta warning of the growing threat of cyber attacks against the u.s. >> cyber attack perpetrated by nation states or violent extremist groups could be as destructive as the terrorist attack on 9/11. attack o >> reporter: this comes after a former government official said u.s. authorities believe iranian hackers are responsible for recent cyber attacks against major oil and gas companies in saudi arabia and qatar. >> the shamoon virus was probably the most destructive attack that the private sector has seen to date. these attacks mark a significant escalation of the cyber threat. >> reporter: secretary panetta saying if the u.s. detects an imminent cyber attack that can cause significant destruction, the military could take action. >> the department has developed the capability to conduct effective operation
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